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June 2006

United Nations Urged to Take Action to Protect Endangered Sea Turtles

By Sea Turtles

New York, NY – June 16, 2006 – The Sea Turtle Restoration Project presented a plan of action yesterday to the United Nations regarding the protection and restoration of the leatherback sea turtle against longline fishing. Over 1,000 scientists from nearly 100 countries and over 280 NGOs joined in a call for a moratorium on high seas industrial longline fishing to prevent that extinction.

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